Shane Duffy and Lewis Dunk loved Gary Neville's post-match suggestion
Chris Hughton would surely allow the lads to let their hair down after this
Brighton got back on track in the Premier League with a 1-0 victory over West Ham United at the Amex Stadium.
Glenn Murray grabbed the match winner but it was Brighton's back four that really helped deliver three points for Hughton's men.
At the heart of that defence was Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy, two absolute rocks.
The Brighton duo were both rewarded for their defensive solidity when the club confirmed they both had received five-year contracts. Both men immediately got to work showing the club they had made the right choice.
Dunk and Duffy did not give the Hammers' midfield or forwards anything, with Duffy leading the way in interceptions and headed clearances.
— Sky Sports Statto (@SkySportsStatto) October 5, 2018
At the end of the game, on Sky Sports, both Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher raved about the defensive duo. Neville had the task of deciding man of the match and hedged his bets by asking both men to share it. Nice fellas that they are, Duffy said Dunk deserved it.
At the end of the interview, Neville chipped in with a joke that the Derry native got a huge kick out of.
Shane Duffy: We have to take it game by game and if we stay honest, we'll get back to the way we were.
Gary Neville: Are you out tonight lads?
Shane Duffy: I wish!!